Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia Selects Sehlke Consulting for Budget Support Services

June 13, 2017 Uncategorized 0 Comment

Arlington, VA, June 12, 2017 – Sehlke Consulting was selected to support the Chief Financial Officer for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia.

Sehlke’s role will be to provide budget support services including the full complement of budgetary operations to support PDS programs, operations, and personnel, including formulation of the budget request, budget presentations, and execution of the approved annual budget for PDS; perform a wide variety of administrative and analytical duties connected with the review, justification, presentation, and execution of the budget; review, analyze, and interpret existing and propose legislation, appropriation language, executive orders, and OMB circulars and bulletins; provide expert advice and recommendations for budgetary actions; assist in the justification of budget before OMB staff; and develop cost-benefit analysis of proposed budgetary and program actions.

It is the mission of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) to provide and promote quality legal representation to indigent adults and children facing a loss of liberty in the District of Columbia, thereby protecting society’s interest in the fair administration of justice.  PDS is a federally funded, independent organization governed by an eleven-member Board of Trustees. Originally operating as the Legal Aid Agency from 1960 to 1970, PDS was created in 1970 by a federal statute enacted to comply with a constitutional mandate to provide defense counsel for people who cannot afford an attorney.

More information on Sehlke Consulting, LLC can be found at www.sehlkeconsulting.com.

Ed Rinkavage, COO
(703) 472-6917

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